PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Account to Report organization in the GBS holds the end-to-end process ownership for the AtR process and performs the day-to-day general accounting activities as well as monthly and year-end closings and financial reporting for legal entities served by the GBS, to ensure high qualitative and timely reporting meeting internal and external requirements.
To deliver services to GBS customers, as set out in SLAs, by performing accounting and financial reporting tasks outlined in the processes and procedures in place for GBS in general and the AtR process area in particular.
Prepare and perform monthly, quarterly and annual closings and reporting, for legal entities served by the GBS, according to defined processes and in line with Group policies, IFRS and local GAAP requirements
Cooperate with GBS customers to support local, legal GAAP reporting and to solve discrepancies
Responsible for account reconciliation and to perform first analysis of reported P&L and B/S to eliminate errors and flag deviations to accountable legal entity
Coordinate and prepare for external audits together with local legal entities.
Maintenance of Chart of Accounts, cost center maintenance and authorization matrixes
Handling and filing of VAT, Intrastat and other legal required reports and tax issues
Participate in improvement and development projects related to the AtR process.
Proactively propose possible improvements to the AtR process
When needed, support and train the non-GBS MHC organization on AtR related processes
Support other GBS process teams with various tasks when needed
Solutions to day to day general accounting issues together with Team Lead
CAPABILITIES; QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor/master in Finance or Business Administration
Experience from preparing closings, financial statements and related activities, preferably in an international environment
Good understanding of general accounting principles
Basic understanding of IFRS and VAT principles
Preferably familiar with the SAP environment
Intermediate Excel skills
Analytical and critical thinker
Has an attention to detail and takes pride in keeping deadlines
Service minded; can interact efficiently with GBS customers, Group Finance and Treasury and is solution oriented
Flexible and open to change
Fluent in English (other languages are a plus)